Vadier, Marc Guillaume Albert

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Vadier, Marc Guillaume Albert


Born July 17, 1736, in Pamiers; died Dec. 14, 1828, in Brussels. Active in the Great French Revolution. A lawyer by profession. Deputy to the Constituent Assembly and the Convention.

Under the Jacobin dictatorship Vadier was a member of the Committee of Public Safety. He joined the so-called Left Thermidorians and participated in the counterrevolutionary Thermidor coup d’etat (July 27-28, 1794). Under the Directory he was imprisoned (1796-99). He did not play any political role under Napoleon I. After the restoration of the Bourbons Vadier was exiled from France in 1816.


Tournier, A. Vadier, président du Comité de sûreté générale sous la Terreur (d’après des documents inédits). Paris, 1896.
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